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There are 7 ways to get from Prague to Dubrovnik by plane, train, bus, night train, car ferry or car

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Fly  •  5h

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Dubrovnik (DBV) PRG - DBV

500 kn - 2.361 kn

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Zagreb  •  24h 27m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ic
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Split Ic
  3. Take the bus from Split bus station to Dubrovnik bus station

426 kn - 1.088 kn

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Train, bus  •  20h 3m

  1. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Wien to Dubrovnik

467 kn - 831 kn

Bus  •  20h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Wien to Dubrovnik

472 kn - 676 kn

Bus via Zagreb  •  23h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Prague Main station to Zagreb 903 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik

511 kn - 627 kn

Train, night train, car ferry  •  28h 12m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Graz Hbf Rj
  2. Take the night train from Graz Hbf to Split En
  3. Take the car ferry from Split to Dubrovnik

1.160 kn - 1.672 kn

Drive  •  13h

  1. Drive from Prague to Dubrovnik 1226.6 km

900 kn - 1.400 kn

Prague to Dubrovnik by bus

The bus journey time between Prague and Dubrovnik is around 26h 45m and covers a distance of around 1387 km. The fastest bus normally takes 22h 55m. Operated by FlixBus and Autobusni Promet, the Prague to Dubrovnik bus service departs from Prague Main station and arrives in Dubrovnik. Typically three buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dubrovnik is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dubrovnik is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dubrovnik is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

Yes, entry into Czech Republic from Croatia is currently restricted.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Prague to Dubrovnik is to bus, which costs 1 600 Kč - 2 400 Kč and takes 20h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Dubrovnik is to fly which costs 1 700 Kč - 8 500 Kč and takes 5h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prague to Dubrovnik. However, there are services departing from Prague, ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Dubrovnik - Pile via Wien and Dubrovnik - Gruz 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 36m.

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The distance between Prague and Dubrovnik is 875 km. The road distance is 1226.6 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Dubrovnik without a car is to train and bus which takes 20h 3m and costs 1 600 Kč - 2 900 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Prague to Dubrovnik, including transfers.

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Prague to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Prague, ÚAN Florenc station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Dubrovnik is to fly which takes 5h and costs 1 700 Kč - 8 500 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1 600 Kč - 2 400 Kč and takes 20h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Dubrovnik Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Prague to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Croatia Bus International, arrive at Dubrovnik station.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Dubrovnik.
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  • Distance: 874.8 km
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Dubrovnik, Croatia?

Smartwings flies from Prague to Dubrovnik once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Prague to Dubrovnik via Vienna, Hbf, Wien, and Dubrovnik - Gruz 2 in around 20h 36m.

Airlines
Smartwings
Website
smartwings.com
Flights from Prague to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 1.700 kn
Train operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75 kn - 270 kn
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
75 kn - 110 kn
1st Class
170 kn - 270 kn
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
12h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150 kn - 650 kn
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
150 kn - 220 kn
1st Class
410 kn - 650 kn
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
210 kn - 350 kn
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
210 kn - 260 kn
Business
290 kn - 350 kn
1st Class
300 kn - 350 kn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Graz Hbf to Split
Ave. Duration
12h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
850 kn - 1.200 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Wien to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
380 kn - 550 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
150 kn - 210 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
80 kn - 120 kn
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague Main station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
240 kn - 290 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Split bus station to Dubrovnik bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
270 kn - 340 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
80 kn - 120 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split Central Bus Station to Dubrovnik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 210 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Dubrovnik is 1227 km. It takes approximately 13h to drive from Prague to Dubrovnik.

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Smartwings offers flights from Prague Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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There are 952+ hotels available in Dubrovnik. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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